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Charlotte’s Web Spins “Terrific, Terrific, Terrific” Show April 10 - May 25

Charlotte’s Web Spins “Terrific, Terrific, Terrific” Show April 10 - May 25
Zuckerman’s Famous Pig Brought to Life at Center for Puppetry Arts
 
 
Everyone’s favorite friendly spider and barnyard crew are heading back to the city April 10 - May 25 for all generations to enjoy their tale of friendship. E.B. White’s timeless story, Charlotte’s Web, will wow guests at the Center for Puppetry Arts with its heartwarming wisdom as Charlotte the spider saves Wilbur the pig by using her wits, words and webs.

Live on the Park R&B music series returns

Live on the Park R&B music series returns

ATLANTA -- Music industry expert, author and philanthropist Shanti Das and longtime event promoter Marlon Nichols are at it again!

Holy Innocents' artworks to hang in the High Museum of Art

Holy Innocents' artworks to hang in the High Museum of Art

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. -- Seventy-five works of art from every division of Holy Innocents' Episcopal School (HIES) will be displayed in an exhibition at the High Museum of Art for six weeks, from April 1 to May 11. The exhibition, which also includes artworks from Westminster, is open to the public. 

“Having a work of art in a major art museum is an outstanding accomplishment—one that most people will never experience,” said Judie Jacobs, a professional artist and Upper School art teacher.  “This is an enviable and privileged position to be in.”

Disney’s The Lion King to play at the Fox Theatre

Disney’s The Lion King to play at the Fox Theatre

ATLANTA -- The rhythm of the Pridelands will pulsate throughout the Fabulous Fox Theatre as The Lion King takes center stage April 10 through 27. This three-week Atlanta run is part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2013-2014 series.

Preview performances are Thursday, April 10; Friday, April 11; and the matinee performance on Saturday, April 12 with the official opening night performance on Saturday, April 12 at 8 p.m.

See the Tony Award-winning Broadway sensation that Newsweek calls "a landmark event in entertainment."

Gordon Biersch to debut beer inspired by 'Once'

Gordon Biersch to debut beer inspired by 'Once'

ATLANTA -- Broadway in Atlanta and Gordon Biersch Brewery in Midtown announce the launch of North Strand Imperial Pilsner, a Gordon Biersch beer, in conjunction with the Atlanta debut of Once at the Fox Theatre.

North Strand Imperial Pilsner is a classic style Pilsner. The beer boasts spicy, citrus flavors and aroma of the abundant Hallertau hop used in the recipe. This beer has intense flavor without overpowering the senses and is well-balanced with malty notes and a crisp dry finish.

Gordon Biersch Brewery will offer free tasters of the North Strand Imperial Pilsner to all ticket holders, and the beer will be available for $5.50 at the Midtown location only. A special tapping party will take place on Wednesday, March 5 from 6-9 p.m. with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Broadway Cares.

Kids encouraged to 'Plug into Nature'

Kids encouraged to 'Plug into Nature'

(WXIA) -- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has brought back its Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest for 2014.

This year's theme is Plug into Nature, emphasizing the importance of experiencing wildlife and plants firsthand.

All Georgia students in grades kindergarten through 5 are invited to enter the contest. The top 12 winners' posters will be displayed on the DNR's Flickr site and at the Go Fish Education Center in Perry during the first two weeks in May.

Contest entries are due Apr. 16. Three winners will be picked in four categories (kindergarten, grades 1-2, grades 3-4, grade 5).

Visit georgiawildlife.com for more information about the contest.

Author Alice Hoffman to speak at SCAD Atlanta

Author Alice Hoffman to speak at SCAD Atlanta

ATLANTA -- A bestselling author of 28 books will speak at the Savannah College of Art and Design's Atlanta campus this week.

Alice Hoffman is best known for her novels Here on Earth, which was an Oprah's Book Club choice, and Practical Magic, which was made into a 1998 movie starring Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman.

Her new novel, The Museum of Extraordinary Things, takes place in New York City in 1911. It tells the story of Coralie Sardie, whose father operates the Museum of the Extraordinary on Coney Island, and Eddie Cohen, an Orthodox Jewish photographer. When Eddie photographs the destruction caused by the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, he becomes involved in a young woman's disappearance and captures Coralie's heart in the process.